Create an account
First memory store, all senses come into here, but only certain thing are paid attention to which will then be moved into short-term memory. Information only lasts a faction of a second.
Information comes from our sensory memory and is stored in here for up to 30 seconds, however only 7 things can be held at once and if you don't rehearsal them you the information will be lost through decay.
Information comes in from our short-term memory if it has been rehearsed enough times, memories can be held in here forever and the amount of space is unlimited.
An area in the brain which allows you to recalls skills and different actions, e.g. riding a bike, playing an instrument.
An area in the brain which allows you to recall episodes/events in you're life, e.g. wedding day, having children.
An area in the brain which allows you to make new memories (Clive Wearing's has been destroyed) .
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together